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Study at Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade University of Honolulu was founded in the year 1955 and is situated in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. The Society of Mary (Marianists), a Roman Catholic religious order, played a vital role in the establishment of this university. This university was named in honor of Father William Joseph Chaminade, a French Catholic priest known for surviving persecution during the French Revolution. This university offers degree programs in various subjects including interior design, forensic science, communication, business, education, and religious studies. The academic divisions of the university are:

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Education
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Professional Studies
The university has a wide range of athletic teams that students participate in. The men's sports teams participate in cross country, basketball, soccer and golf. The women's teams participate in cross country, soccer, basketball, tennis, softball, and volleyball.

Profile of Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade is in Honolulu, HI. Honolulu is a large city. The school is classified as a Roman Catholic college. Chaminade is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Chaminade include education and teaching, therapy and Counselling, and security and law enforcement.

Chaminade Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Chaminade scored at least 510 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 410 to 520 in 2007. People seek out the school, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at Chaminade are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 685 students study at the school . Chaminade is particularly welcoming to minority students.

Student Life

Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Pacific West Conference athletics.

Chaminade Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching183education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, secondary teaching, special ed, teacher ed
Liberal Arts160general studies, history courses, English, social services, international relations, humanities
Security and Law Enforcement138criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration, forensic science
Therapy and Counselling137Counselling psychology, psychology, behavioral sciences
Business and Management67business management, accounting and management, marketing
Design12interior design
Religion and Philosophy7pastoral Counselling, religion, theology
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, computer science
Media6communication studies
Conservation and Resource Management5environmental studies

Contact: Chaminade

Chaminade University of Honolulu

3140 Waialae Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96816-1578

General Phone: (808) 735-4711


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